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May 2018

Lions Club dedicates Stayer Park all-inclusive playground

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It was a special day all around, but no more so than for one special guest.

Plymouth Lions Club members and city officials held the official dedication and ribbon-cutting Saturday for the new all-inclusive playground in Stayer Park downtown. Among the honored guests was Plymouth native and 2017 Miss Wheelchair Wisconsin Myranda Gereau. “Everyone’s going to be able to come to this park and do whatever they can and be just like anyone else,” Gereau told the audience at the ceremony.

Gereau was referencing what she termed the “all abilities playground” in the midst of the riverfront park that Mayor Donald Pohlman termed “a jewel in our downtown.” They were among the speakers at the ceremony held on the pavilion just east of the playground prior to the ribbon cutting.

The Lions Club took the lead in raising funds to match a $300,000 grant from the Stayer Foundation for the new playground, then worked with city officials to design the “all abilities playground” with a Cheese Capital of the World theme.

Gereau told the group that when she was growing up, she was only able to watch from a distance as other children played on playgrounds. “I’m not telling you this to make you feel sad,” Gereau said reassuringly, “but to bring you some perspective on what this park is going to mean. I’m so excited that I’m going to be playing on it and I’m 22!”

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Plymouth Review story and photos by Emmitt B. Feldner

May Raffle Winners

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Congratulations to the Calendar Raffle WINNERS for MAY:

Laura Vugrinovich, Kevin Sabel, Marion Gordan, Les Koenigs, Bob Johnson, Mary Pitzen, Joel Schneider, Tom Turicik, Mike Lorge, Linda Babcock

Calendar Raffle tickets are $10 each and cover 12 months of drawings for cash prizes. Drawings are conducted monthly, usually at the Plymouth Lions Club Board meetings. The first drawing is held in September then continues to August the following year. 10 winners are drawn each month. 1st prize is $150, 2nd prize is $50, and 8 additional prizes of $25 each are awarded. If you win one month, your name goes right back in the “hopper” so you have the chance to win again, and again, and again. There is a limit of 1000 Calendar Raffle tickets offered each year, so buy yours early. You can contact the Plymouth Lions Club, or stop by our booth during the Mill Street Festival.